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Introduction to Media Literacy

This video is provided courtesy of Emilia Marcyk, Instructional Technology & Information Literacy Librarian at Michigan State University. Her online guide to News Literacy is available here.


Welcome to the University Libraries' guide to Media Literacy. We hope this guide will assist you in becoming a better informed consumer of media content.

What is "media literacy"?

Media literacy is having the knowledge, understanding, and ability to use various types of media. It is also the ability to think critically about the content you find when accessing a media outlet.

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